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Back for Business - Happy New Year!

Posted by Titus Brown on

Back for Business - Happy New Year!

After a great break, we're back at work ready for whatever 2017 brings. Our trade counter is open from today, and website orders placed over the break will be despatched today.   No doubt most of our customers have full orderbooks for the new year - we'd like to wish you every success on your 2017 projects.

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Winter Closing Times

Posted by Josh Mallinson on

Winter Closing Times

It's that time of year again. Which means we'll be shut for a brief period. From 16.00 on Wednesday 21st December, our offices will close for business. Our Trade Counter will be closed from 13.00 on the same day.     For our online customers, this means we will not be despatching any orders received after 16.00 on Wednesday 21st December until we get back on Tuesday 3rd January.   We'd like to take the opportunity to thank you very much for your business in 2016, and we look forward to solving your problems in the new year! Hope you enjoy the break...

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Construction in Winter: An Overview

Posted by Titus Brown on

Construction in Winter: An Overview

Winter is the bane of every site manager’s life. Snow and frozen ground hinders progress and the cold kills productivity, with most sites experiencing a drop-off of about 50%. The weather also introduces a whole host of extra hazards to an already dangerous environment. Should precautions not be taken, companies could find themselves landed with personal injury claims from slips, trips and exposure to cold. So we’ve put together an overview of the main areas to be aware of. Lighting Lighting is crucial as the days get shorter.  Poor lighting leaves hazards less visible and therefore more of a threat.  LED is the...

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Construction Dust: The Next Asbestos?

Posted by Titus Brown on

Construction Dust: The Next Asbestos?

Pretty much every construction activity you can think of generates dust – cutting, drilling, grinding, sanding, breaking – you get the idea.

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